Safety Adrian Phillips signed a three-year extension with the Patriots, so he’ll be sticking around New England for a while and will be a key part of their push to reclaim the top spot in the AFC East from the Bills.
Despite a disappointing finish to the 2021, the success of the New England Patriots continues to be coveted throughout the NFL. Next up on the list of teams to invite Patriots’ coaches aboard the coaching carousel?
At the moment, interim head coach Rich Bisaccia and general manager Mike Mayock are still on the Raiders payroll. However, that hasn’t stopped the organization from requesting interviews with potential replacements.
Well, that was…um…interesting. The lack of competitiveness was startling. The final five weeks of the season resulted in four losses (and one win over lowly Jacksonville) following a bye week, which for this team and organization was unusual…if not unprecedented.
Patriots inside linebackers coach Jerod Mayo has one head coaching interview lined up this week and he could wind up with others on his schedule soon. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Mayo is set to interview with the Broncos in the middle of the week.
Bill Belichick’s prowess as an NFL head coach requires no embellishment. His enshrinement in Canton became a mere formality long ago. However, the sustained success with which he has guided the Patriots over the past two-plus decades remains his greatest mystique.
As the New England Patriots attempt to digest their 47-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Monday at Highmark Stadium, (improving their record to 9-4 on the 2021 season) they continue to take stock into their performance on both sides of the ball.
Allen became the first quarterback in NFL history to record at least 300 passing yards, five passing touchdowns and 60 rushing yards in a playoff game, helping fuel the Bills to a 47-17 obliteration of the Patriots.